Peanut butter burst cookie recipe (1983)

Peanut butter burst cookie recipe

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Retro recipe: Peanut butter burst cookies

Amazing cookies made with peanut butter chips! These treats are overwhelmingly peanut buttery — introducing Nestle’s peanut butter morsels.

Peanut butter burst cookies

Peanut butter burst cookie recipe

Peanut butter burst cookies (1983)

Yield: 72
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 9 minutes
Additional Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 26 minutes


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 measuring teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 measuring teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 measuring teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups Nestle peanut butter morsels


  1. Preheat oven to 375 (F).
  2. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  3. In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, brown sugar, sugar and vanilla extract; beat at medium speed until creamy (about 3 to 5 minutes).
  4. Add egg: beat well.
  5. Turn mixer to low, gradually add flour mixture.
  6. Stir in Nestle peanut butter morsels.
  7. Drop by rounded measuring teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  8. Bake at 375 (F) for 7 to 9 minutes.
  9. Cool on cookie sheet 2 minutes.
  10. Remove and cool completely.
  11. Cookies will be a light golden color with a light brown edge.


Makes 6 dozen 2-inch cookies.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 72 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 91Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 70mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 1gSugar: 4gProtein: 2g

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Nestle’s new peanut butter morsels are big chunks of creamy, smooth peanut butter flavor. Use them to make new peanut butter burst cookies! A peanut butter cookie so far from ordinary, it’s overwhelming.

Peanut butter burst cookie retro ’80s recipe card

Peanut butter burst cookie recipe card

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